Nicola Flannery, CIPP/E, CIPM, FIP


Deloitte Ireland

Director | Data Protection & Privacy

Nicola is a Director within Deloitte Ireland’s Risk Advisory department, leading out on Data Privacy and Internet Regulation. Her industry background is predominantly in Tech organisations and she has led on some of Deloitte Ireland’s largest privacy engagements across all sectors, supporting global clients with all elements of privacy risk. She is an SME in Privacy by Design (PbD), including the use of PbD across digital products and services (e.g. AI, Metaverse). She has extensive experience across end-to-end data protection: managing GDPR maturity assessments at system and department level as well as developing and operationalising data protection frameworks, providing privacy SME support for remediation programmes and data retention remediation as well as carrying out DPIAs across the use of new technologies. Her qualifications include a Masters in Commercial Law and a Diploma in Technology Law. She is a Fellow of the IAPP (FIP) and holds a CIPP/E and CIPM. She is a strong advocate for Women in Cyber and Tech and actively participates in Diversity initiatives she also sits as co-lead of the Deloitte Ireland Mental Health Committee.  


Contributions by Nicola Flannery

  • Member of Publications Advisory Board 2023 - 2024